Glucocorticoid Actions (posters)


Glucocorticoid Synthesis By Mouse Bone Marrow and Spleen
Matthew D Taves, Adam W Plumb, Daniel T Patton, Chunqi Ma, Ninan Abraham and Kiran K Soma


Bcli Glucocorticoid Receptor Polymorphism Is Associated with Higher Blood Pressure and Lower Ankle-Brachial Index, but Not with Carotid Intima-Media-Thickness or Cardiovascular Disease: The Hoorn and Codam Studies
Dirk van Moorsel, Nicolaas Schaper, Ronald M.A. Henry, Marleen van Greevenbroek, Charlotte Geelen, Elisabeth F.C. van Rossum, Giel Nijpels, Leen M. 't Hart, Casper G. Schalkwijk, Carla van der Kallen, Hans P. Sauerwein, Jacqueline M. Dekker, Coen D.A. Stehouwer and Bastiaan Havekes


Skeletal Muscle 11beta-HSD1 Is Increased with Age in Women in Association with Reduced Grip-Strength and an Adverse Body Composition Profile
Zaki K Hassan-Smith, Stuart Andrew Morgan, Mark Sherlock, Beverly Hughes, Gareth Geoffrey Lavery, Jeremy W Tomlinson and Paul M Stewart


Glucocorticoids Increase Glucose Uptake By Human Brown Adipose Tissue in Vivo but Decrease Oxidative Phosphorylation and Inhibit Uncoupling Protein 1
Roland H Stimson, Murat Akyol, Lynne E Ramage, Alison M Fletcher, Rod N Carter, John L Forsythe, Edwin J van Beek, Nicholas M Morton and Brian R Walker


Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells into Steroid-Producing Cells
Takuhiro Sonoyama, Masakatsu Sone, Kyoko Honda, Daisuke Taura, Katsutoshi Kojima, Megumi Inuzuka, Naotetsu Kanamoto, Naohisa Tamura and Kazuwa Nakao


5alpha-Tetrahydrocorticosterone: A Novel Topical Anti-Inflammatory Agent with Improved Therapeutic Index
Dawn EW Livingstone, Catherine Sykes, Lyam M Hollis, Brian R Walker and Ruth Andrew


The Role of Glucocorticoid Receptor N363S Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Receptor Function and Metabolic Disease
Christine Jewell, Lisa Murphy, Crystal Cannon, Stavros Garantziotis and John A Cidlowski



Body Composition Rather Than BMI Is Related to Adrenal Hormone Dysregulation and Metabolic Syndrome
Rene Baudrand, Cristian A Carvajal, Carmen Campino, Carmen A Carrasco, Jose Miguel Dominguez, Fidel Allende, Sandra Solari, Carlos F Lagos, Carolina P Valdivia, Andrea Vecchiola, Alejandra Tapia and Carlos E Fardella


The Cushing's Disease Gene Expression and DNA Methylation Signature in Human Adipose Tissue Reveals Novel Mechanisms for the Metabolic Effects of Excess Glucocorticoids
Irit Hochberg, Sophie Petropoulos, Nhu Quynh T. Tran, Ariel L Barkan, Alan R Saltiel, William F Chandler, Moshe Szyf and Dave Bridges


Cold Exposure Corrects Glucocorticoid-Induced Metabolic Disturbances in Mice
Johanna C. van den Beukel, Mariëtte R. Boon, Jacobie Steenbergen, Onno C. Meijer, Axel P.N. Themmen and Aldo Grefhorst


Multicentre Evaluation of the Efficacy of Midnight Salivary Cortisol As a Screening Test for the Diagnosis of Hypercortisolism within an at-Risk Population: Crisalida Study
Alfonso Leal-Cerro, Juan Antonio García-Arnés, Juan Antonio Lillo-Muñoz, Mauro Boronat, Ana Maria Sanchez-De Abajo, Anna Aulinas, Eulàlia Urgell-Rull, Carmen Fajardo, Mario Ortuño-Alonso, Cristina Lamas-Olivera, Isabel Salinas-Vert, Elena Torres-Vela, Antonia Blazquez-Ortiz, Javier Salvador, Silvia Maraver-Selfa, Ana Peña-Aguera, Pilar Sánchez-Mártinez, Natividad González-Rivera, Anna Casteras-Roman, Rosa Camara, Ignacio Bernabeu and Antonio Leon-Justel


The Acute Lipolytic Effects of Glucocorticoids in Humans Are Dependent on Insulin and Adrenaline
Roland H Stimson, Anna J Anderson, Lynne E Ramage, Ruth Andrew and Brian R Walker


Novel 11β-HSD1 Inhibitors Identified through Structure-Based Pharmacophore Modeling and Shape-Based Virtual Screening
Carlos F Lagos, Andrea Vecchiola, Cristobal A Fuentes, Fidel Allende, Alejandra Tapia, Carolina P Valdivia, Sandra Solari, Rene Baudrand, Gareth Ivor Owen, Mariana Cifuentes, Cristian A Carvajal and Carlos E Fardella


Are the Effects of Cortisol on Feto-Placental Glucose Metabolism Sex-Linked?
Owen R Vaughan, Miles J De Blasio, Janelle W Ward and Abigail L Fowden


Glucocorticoid-Induced Gene Expression Changes in the Mouse Placenta Identified By Microarray
Owen R Vaughan, Paul Cordero, Maria Haro Garcia, Miguel Constancia and Abigail L Fowden


Maternal Cortisol Administration Alters the Fetal Nutrient Supply
Owen R Vaughan, Miles J De Blasio and Abigail L Fowden


Analysis of Bcli, N363S and ER22/23EK Polymorphism of the Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene in a Large Series of Patients with Adrenal Incidentaloma
Giuseppe Reimondo, Marcella Coletta, Daniela Giachino, Iacopo Chiodini, Darko Kastelan, Valentina Morelli, Salvatore Cannavo, Alessandra Cuccurullo, Paolo Beck-Peccoz, Mario De Marchi and Massimo Terzolo


Usefulness of Novel Screening System Which Assists the Diagnosis of Cushing Syndrome By the Pattern Recognition Methods Using Combination of Routine Tests
Masataka Kudo, Fumitoshi Satoh, Sorama Aoki, Ryo Morimoto, Yoshitsugu Iwakura, Yoshikiyo Ono, Ken Matsuda, Akira Sugawara, Katsumi Yoshida, Kenichi Sato and Sadayoshi Ito


Adrenal Insufficiency Due to Prescribed Glucocorticoids Is Associated with Adverse Outcome: An Analysis of 3666 ACTH Stimulation Tests
Matthew J Chapman, Nicola Argese, Vijay Dabhi, Dhanasekaran Mani, Christopher Boot, Rachel K Crowley, Paul M Stewart and Jeremy W Tomlinson


Elevated Long-Term Cortisol Levels in Scalp Hair of Obese Subjects, Compared to Normal-Weight and Overweight Subjects
Vincent L. Wester, Sabine M. Staufenbiel, Margriet A.B. Veldhorst, Jenny A. Visser, Laura Manenschijn, Jan W. Koper, Francoise J.M. Klessens-Godfroy, Erica L.T. van den Akker and Elisabeth F.C. van Rossum


Effect of Cortisol on Physical Exertion in Patients with Primary Adrenal Failure
Katerina Simunkova, Kristian Lovas, Marianne Oksnes, Paal Methlie, Espen Rostrup, Hanne Henno, Mira Tilseth and Eystein Sverre Husebye


Circadian Cortisol and Growth Hormone Profiles in Patients with Addison's Disease: A Comparison of Continuous Subcutaneous Hydrocortisone Infusion with Conventional Glucocorticoid Replacement Therapy
Sigridur Bjornsdottir, Marianne Oksnes, Magnus Isaksson, Paal Methlie, Roy Miodini Nilsen, Olle Kämpe, Anna-Lena Hulting, Eystein Sverre Husebye, Kristian Lovas, Thomas Nystrom and Sophie Bensing


Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Human Adrenal Vein Δ5-Steroid Sulfates before and after ACTH Stimulation
Adina F. Turcu, Robert Chomic, James J. Shields, Kyung J. Cho, William E. Rainey and Richard J. Auchus


Ritonavir and Glucocorticoids: A Systematic Review of Cases of Iatrogenic Cushing's and Recommendations for Clinical Practice
Aikaterini Theodoraki, Lakshmi Jain, Gill Rumsby, Laura Jane Waters and Stephanie Baldeweg


Primary and Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency Patients on Hydrocortisone Replacement Therapy Have Increased Hair Cortisol Levels and BMI
Sabine M. Staufenbiel, Cornelie D. Andela, Laura Manenschijn, Alberto M. Pereira, Elisabeth F.C. van Rossum and Nienke R. Biermasz


Normal Values of Midnight Salivary Cortisol in Healthy Population
Antonio Leon-Justel, Ainara Madrazo-Atutxa, Rocio Infante-Fontan, Jovanna Castro- Luque, Blanca Frances, Ana Alvarez-Rios, Juan Francisco Martin-Rodriguez, Alfonso Manuel Soto-Moreno, David A Cano and Alfonso Leal-Cerro


Daily Salivary Cortisol Is a Predictor of Clinical Health Outcomes in Asthmatic Adolescents
Xiaofan Mi, Erin Tobin, Heidi Kane, Daniel Saleh, Elizabeth Secord, Wayne Pierantoni, Justin Carré and Richard Slatcher